The Marlene Jazz Ensemble
The Marlene Jazz Ensemble's repertoire consists mostly of jazz standards (Porter, Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald), light rhythm and blues (r&b) and Latin/Bossanova tunes (Jobim, Sergio Mendes) and originals. They are available for instrumental or with-vocal performances.
Marlene is available as a soloist for piano and/or vocals or in ensembles up to 6-piece in size. Instrumentation is varied and is usually a combination of piano/vocals, bass, drums, guitar or horns. Other instruments (e.g. violin, flute, percussions, etc.) may be requested.
Typical combinations of instrumentation:
DUO: Marlene & Patrick
Patrick Mottaz weaves his magic on guitar while accompanying Marlene on vocals and piano. The piano/vocals/guitar combination lends a soothing and elegant atmosphere to any event.
Listen to audio clips:
My Funny Valentine
The Virtuous Ones
Other typical duo setting would be piano/vocals with bass or horn (trumpet/sax).
TRIO: piano/vocals/bass with drums, guitar or horn.
QUARTET: piano/vocals/bass/drums with guitar or horn.
5-6 piece Ensembles: additional horns, vocalists or other instrument
The Marlene Jazz Ensemble page